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 Example of an Urban Footbridge – A Safe Way Home
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Medium: conference paper
Language(s): English
Conference: Footbridge 2017 Berlin - Tell A Story, 6-8.9.2017, Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)
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Year: 2017
DOI: 10.24904/footbridge2017.09358
Abstract:

Heavy car traffic on main streets is a major problem of modern cities. In order to improve safety of pedestrians and maintain the car traffic flow, a separation of the two traffic types may be sometimes desirable. It can be achieved either by building underground passageways or footbridges. This paper presents the latter solution – a safe pedestrian route from a housing estate to a sports hall of the city centre of culture and sports in Jaworzno (Poland). The investor ordered a landmark structure that will lead pedestrians safely directly to the vicinity of the hall, crossing a busy street. The design assumes a five-span structure with the main cable-stayed span suspended to a steel column-shaped inclined pylon. The deck is a cost-efficient simple structure consisting of a steel grillage composite with a reinforced concrete deck slab.

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cable-stayed bridge urban footbridge pedestrian safety
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